Thursday, April 25, 2024
Fertilizer giant EuroChem Group has announced the start of production at the country’s first Urea Ammonium Sulfate (UAS) production facility, Chemical Engineering reports. The new facility, built in partnership with leading urea technology developer, Dutch-based Stamicarbon, is projected to reach a final production capacity of 600 tons/day. It officially...
Russian authorities have proposed extending a food embargo to prohibit imports of all kinds of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the U.S., the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number of other countries, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "The proposed changes are due to...
Russia on Thursday announced a temporary ban on imports of some Belarusian dairy products including milk, citing "repeated violations of veterinary and sanitary norms," TASS news agency reports. The two neighboring countries have been wrangling over the key dairy sector for months. Russia's agricultural industry regulator Rosselkhoznadzor announced on its...
A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia's Stavropol region, known for its agriculture, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports. The white farmers, descendants of Dutch colonizers in South Africa, are known as Afrikaners, and they have been facing violent attacks and death threats at home. According to the delegation, up...
The recent opening of the Chinese market for poultry exports from Russia will aid the already growing Russian meat exports, despite the threat of avian influenza (AI) following outbreaks this year, Global Meat News reports. Meat exports from Russia have been rising throughout 2018 and this growth could accelerate...
Russia's agricultural watchdog said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against meat firm Cherkizovo, one of the country’s top producers of poultry and pork, over safety violations, Prime news agency reported. Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s food safety regulator, said it had asked the court to halt sales of products...
Russia will use subsidies for rail transport from remote regions and other previously used mechanisms to regulate grain prices in the country, the Agriculture Ministry said last week, according to Reuters. Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev was previously quoted as saying the ministry aimed to regulate domestic grain prices to...
Renewed rumors that Russia may curb wheat exports on top of technical buying pushed wheat futures sharply higher in global markets Wednesday, while corn and soybean futures followed, the latter on a light technical bounce that overcame prospects for a record-large harvest, Agriculture.com reports, citing Reuters news agency. Chicago...
The largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, Cherkizovo, has said it plans to produce 1.1 million tons of meat in live weight in 2019, which is 19% higher than the previous year, Agroinvestitor reports. The company said it would become the first meat producer in the post-Soviet era...
Russian fishing company Norebo Holding will increase its previously announced plans to build ten trawlers, up from the six it ordered originally, according to Kommersant. Norebo, a whitefish harvester and processor, said in 2017 that it would spend $350 million on the six freezer-trawlers, which are being built at the...